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Synonyms for xylophone

a percussion instrument with wooden bars tuned to produce a chromatic scale and with resonators

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He's a regular guy who plays in a dance band and builds xylophones by hand for a living.
I sprinkle a few layers pellets along it and as the chickens peck them off they naturally 'play' the xylophone.
They range from tiny ukuleles to a 7-foot diameter Chinese gong, along with numerous examples of harps, guitars, xylophone type instruments, rattles and drums--to name a few.
At the Design Week, visitors enjoyed playing tunes on the desert xylophone, and tweeted their admiration for the piece too.
Unaccompanied by microphones, they requested silence in order to be introduced by Jeremiah on the xylophone.
In addition to a variety of percussion instruments, including xylophones, gongs, snare drums, and tablas, the ensemble also has pianists, violinists, cellists, bassists, and violists.
I've figured an all-singing, contortionist street-dancer with a dog who plays the xylophone might just be the ultimate act for the ITV talent show.
The evening's entertainment promises a delightful programme of authentic cultural performances to welcome 'Thai New Year 2012', from decadent Thai costume dancers performing the traditional 'Happy New Year' dance, live Thai fruit carving stations and the playing of the Ranat or Thai xylophone.
When struck, the lithophone emits a pure tone, like a bar on a xylophone.
kept the pace at nothing less than rollicking thanks to the parade of cutesy guitars and spanking xylophone twinkles.
In this example, a simple melody based on a pentatonic scale is played on the soprano xylophone above an accessible accompaniment played by alto xylophone, triangle, tambourine, and maracas respectively.
Gaga's message was accompanied by a xylophone, before a bird on a string suddenly floated into the shot only to be sent off by the star with a kiss.
Tiersen's music is recognized by its use of a large variety of instruments in relatively minimalist compositions, often with a touch of either European classical music or French folk music, using primarily the piano, accordion or violin together with instruments like the melodica, xylophone, toy piano, ondes martenot, harpsichord and typewriter.
Whites, who play a bamboo xylophone, recite the Tao, and keep Chinese